Quotes: propaganda

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  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...the nineteenth century Age of Expansion... brought on an acceleration of the main focus of the activities of society... from the areas of internal controls to the areas of external controls....the increasing role of propaganda... helped create an impression of stability.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • J.G. Ballard
    J.G. Ballard
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    After being bombarded endlessly by road-safety propaganda it was almost a relief to find myself in an actual accident.
    Source: Crash (1973)
  • Carroll Quigley
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    Another aspect of the nineteenth century propaganda system is the increasing emphasis upon material desires.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    As soon as by one's own propaganda even a glimpse of right on the other side is admitted, the cause for doubting one's own right is laid.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
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    Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which in my opinion was normal. However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft were telling the workers to feign illness, and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it.
  • Louis Bernieres
    Louis Bernieres
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    History is the propaganda of the victors.
    Source: Kapitein Corelli's mandoline (1994) 57
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Hitler's vast propaganda successes were accomplished with little more than the radio and loudspeaker, and without TV and tape and video recording... Today the art of mind control is in the process of becoming a science.
  • Brit Hume
    Brit Hume
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    If it comes to be believed that we are simply a propaganda organ of some kind, as a lot of people believe about some of our competitors, that would be a problem.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
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    Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
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    In 1984, George Orwell wrote of a world where the only colour to be found was in the propaganda posters. Such is the case in North Korea. Images of Kim Il-sung are depicted in vivid colours. Rays of yellow and orange emanate from his face: he is the sun.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Money doesn't talk, it swears.
    Obscenity, who really cares? Propaganda all is phony.
    Source: Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
    Rita Mae Brown
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    Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
    Hannah Arendt
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    Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda.
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